Originally built in the 11th century and reportedly part of Francis of Assisi's circuit, Vaccaria is now a small, beautiful hotel and retreat on 20 acres in the Apennine Mountains within the Chiascio river valley deep in Umbria. Serves vegan and macrobiotic food. Offers heart opening, mind liberating, provocative workshops.
Santa Maria Maddalena (at Ponted'assi), Gubbio, Italy
Organic farm selling products made with what is grown on the farm. Range include spelt, einkorn, ancient wheat senatore cappelli, millet, lentils, sunflower, Santa pasta ancient wheat, Santa Pasta Millet, no gluten, biscuits, crackers, lentils, spelt-farro.